Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 302

Table of Content: July, 2015; 7(7)

July 2015

Vegetation composition and dynamics along degradation gradient of Kiang'ombe hill forest in the drylands of Kenya

Kiang'ombe hilltop forest is overexploited for fuel wood, charcoal, timber and non-wood forest products, thus threatening its biodiversity conservation role. The extent of forest degradation is not yet quantified and this impedes rehabilitation interventions. This study was conducted to evaluate the status of Kiang'ombe forest resources to initiate rehabilitation interventions and to support sustainable forest...

Author(s): John Ngugi Kigomo, Gabriel Mukuria Muturi, Francis Norman Gachathi, Samuel Munyua Kimani, Margaret Nduta Kuria and Eliud Macharia Waweru